Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary: Kama’aina and Military Appreciation Day

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument is hosting a series of events. Sunday, December 4th is Kama’aina and Military Appreciation Day. 
Special performances and ceremonies will be held throughout the day, including an initial historic flag-raising with the support of the National Park Service Ceremonial Honor Guard and survivors of the Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary.

Kama’aina and Military Appreciation Day Sunday, December 4, 2011 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

More events throughout the day include:
  • Musical performances by bands, dance troops and hula halaus
  • Pacific War in Miniature Model Exhibit
  • Historic Arms and Vehicle Displays
  • Special Book Signings by Authors and Pearl Harbor Survivors
  • Commemorative 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor magazine, t-shirts, hats
  • and other gift items at the bookstore
Discover Hawaii Tours will operate a commemorative Pearl Harbor tour service during this time. On Sunday, December 4, 2011, a limited amount of USS Arizona Memorial tour tickets will be reserved for Kama’aina and retired and active military, available on a first-come, first-served basis with a Hawaii State ID or U.S. military ID at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.

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